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Wildfire in Chemainus River Provincial Park under control

Crews are working to knock down 0.3 hectare blaze between Chemainus and Cowichan Lake
Helicopter carries water bucket in B.C. Wildfire Service response. (Phil McLachlan ��� Western News)

UPDATE: The B.C. Wildfire Service says that the 0.3-hectare fire in Chemainus River Provincial Park is now under control.

The fire was first reported around noon on August 4 in the backcountry between Chemainus and Lake Cowichan near Big Sicker Mountain.

B.C. Wildfire Service dispatched an officer, an initial attack crew and a helicopter to fight the fire. They were also being by the North Cowichan Fire Department.

The fire is suspected to be caused by human activity.